William D. Zollars

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at YRC Worldwide, Inc.

William D. Zollars

William D. Zollars

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at YRC Worldwide, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Yellow Transportation, Inc.
YRC Worldwide, Inc.

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3373

Number of Boards

21

Birthday

1948

Age

71

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Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at Prologis, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Cigna Corp.

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Co-Founder & Vice Chairman-Board at Cerner Health Ventures

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Chief Innovation Officer at Cerner Corporation

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Cerner Corporation

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Executive Vice President & Chief Client Officer at Cerner Corporation

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Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Cerner Corporation

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Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer at Cerner Corporation

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Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Pollen, Inc.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Cigna Holding Co.

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William D. Zollars
Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at YRC Worldwide, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Phi Beta Kappa

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (Minnesota, U of M, or The U) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, United States, with the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses being approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) apart. It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the sixth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 51,853 students in 2012–2013. The university is broadly organized into 19 colleges and schools, and it has sister campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, and Rochester.

Career History
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
1999 - 2011

YRC Worldwide, Inc. operates as a holding company, which through its subsidiaries engages in the provision of transportation services. It operates through the YRC Freight and Regional Transportation segments. The YRC Freight segment focuses on longer haul business opportunities with national, regional, and international services. The Regional Transportation segment comprises of transportation service providers, which focuses on business opportunities in the regional and next-day delivery markets. The company was founded by A. J. Harrell in 1924 and is headquartered in Overland Park, KS.

President
1996 - 1999

Yellow Transportation, Inc. operates transportation facilities. It operates a fleet of about 8,300 tractors and 33,000 trailers from nearly 340 terminals throughout North America. Yellow Transportation's customers include manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, and government agencies. The company is headquartered in Overland Park, KS.

Senior Vice President
1994 - 1996

Ryder Integrated Logistics, Inc., a subsidiary of Ryder System, Inc., is an American company located in Miami, FL, that provides transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Trustees
Prior - 2015

United Way of Greater Kansas City, Inc. provides education, health, and social services. It specializes in child care, academic assistance, and family support. The company was founded on June 3, 1967 and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

Director
Prior

MRIGlobal operates research and development organizations. The firm's programs include environmental research, health, pharmaceutical product development, agriculture & food safety, and national security, defense & energy. The company was founded in 1944 and headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

Member, Board of Overseers
Prior

The Curtis L. Carlson School of Management is a business school at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. The Carlson School offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees, as well as an executive education program. The Carlson School also offers dual degrees with the colleges and schools of public affairs, law, medicine, and public health.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K +
2011

KANSAS CITY REPERTORY THEATRE'S MISSION IS TO SERVE THE GREATER KANSAS CITY AREA AS ONE OF THE NATION'S LEADING RESIDENT PROFESSIONAL THEATRES, PRESENTING PRODUCTIONS OF EXCELLENCE THAT ARE DIVERSE, LITERATE AND TIMELY, AND PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL AND OUTREACH SERVICES FOR STUDENTS AND THE COMMUNITY.

$1,000 +
2010

MOCSA EXISTS TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF THOSE IMPACTED BY SEXUAL ABUSE AND ASSUALT AND PREVENT SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY.

$1,000 - $4,999
2009

MOCSA EXISTS TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF THOSE IMPACTED BY SEXUAL ABUSE AND ASSUALT AND PREVENT SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY.

Political Donations
$1,000
2010

Senator from Kansas

$250
2008

Former President of United States

$2,300
2007
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YRC Worldwide, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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YRC Worldwide, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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